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Loosen up your Oil Painting, a weekend Workshop with Mark Fennell RBSA, at the Henley School of Art


Duration: 2 days 10am - 4pm

Price: £160

Run by: Jo Harris
at The Henley on Thames School of Art

The Studio
30c Hart Street
Henley on Thames
Oxfordshire
RG9 2AU

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About the Course

Loosen up your Oil Painting with Mark Fennell RBSA

This is a great course for artists that feel their painting is too tight and over rendered and want to their work to appear looser and more painterly.

Mark will demonstrate and guide you through his simple structured approach to painting wet-on-wet or 'Alla prima’.

The workshop will begin with a brief introduction and demonstration, followed by some basic colour theory, colour-mixing with oils and exploring a few different brush techniques.

High quality photographic reference will be provided to work from or you can bring in any images of your choice, whether it be landscape, portrait, pet portrait or still life. The aim will be to complete a painting a day.

This workshop is suitable for beginners and intermediate levels.

Please contact Mark directly to book this workshop using the button above

What to bring

A pre primed and grounded canvas or gesso primed panel.
A selection of short flat hog paint brushes in a range of sizes from 2 - 12, also a small round brushes size 1 or 2.
brushes must be suitable for oil painting and not water colour/sable brushes.
Palette knifes Winsor and newton sizes 20 and 22 or similar.
Zest it low odour thinners or similar and linseed oil or Liquid original and a dipper pot.
Good size flat mixing palette.
Oil colours as follows - titanium white, naples yellow, cadmium yellow, yellow ochre
cadmium red, alizarine crimson, burnt sienna, french ultramarine.
A jar
Low odour white spirit
Cloths or tissues to clean brushes.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

Tuition, refreshments and music.

All materials can be supplied for use on the day at an additional cost of £15.
Apart from canvases or boards, a jar for low odour thinners and cloths or tissues to clean brushes.



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Course Start Dates

Saturday 18th May 2019

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Disabled access
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Suitable for events & groups
  • Teen friendly

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